Washington, DC-- Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration continues constructing the border wall in several states-- using billions of dollars taken illegally from the military budget to fund the projects. To date, the Trump…
Walls and barriers have already been constructed across more than 650 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border. These barriers block wildlife migration, cause flooding and damage pristine wild lands, including wildlife refuges, wilderness areas, and national forests. Sierra Club Borderlands advocates for real solutions, such as comprehensive immigration reform with a path to citizenship, that address the root causes of complex border problems.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Civil Liberties Union, Sierra Club, and Southern Border Communities Coalition today filed a new lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s transfer of an additional $3.8 billion in military funds for border wall…
NEW: The Trump administration is currently carrying out miles of new border wall construction-- a result of the President’s national emergency declaration that allowed him to raid military funds for border wall construction. The Sierra Club is in an…
Washington, DC-- Today,the Washington Post reported that Trump will “divert an additional $7.2 billion in Pentagon funding for border wall construction this year, five times what Congress authorized him to spend on the project in the 2020 budget.”…
Oakland, CA—Sierra magazine’s January/ February edition is now on newsstands and arriving at subscribers’ homes. Highlights include: